If Occupational Therapy 101 For Parents was my campaign platform, I must hold true to the single promise that I made in its conclusion: to provide my readers with some useful nuggets – proprioception activities for kids – to try at home. The challenge with this endeavor is offering advice that can be universally applied […]
Gather Resources & Tools for Sensory Processing Disorder
Discover resources and ideas to help your child with sensory processing obstacles.
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I started working in occupational therapy early in 2002. The funny thing is that I change the way that I describe my profession almost every time someone asks what it is. I usually start the same way: “It’s a person who teaches skills for the job of living” or “a person who makes others’ lives […]
“It is a no brainer,” my husband said to me as we scrolled through this year’s limited-time Super-Sensory Bundle offer, “Over $1000 worth of resources for less than $40? Yeah, I’m in.” I didn’t say anything, just nodded, and clicked on the Gain Instant Access button. Boom. I wasn’t sure I was going to buy […]
Years ago, as we began our sensory processing journey, I scoured the internet for an answer to the question: what are the signs of sensory issues? I discovered sensory checklists, a tool that guided me in identifying my sons’ sensory integration challenges. Most importantly, though, it helped us find the appropriate professional to create a plan […]
I discovered the term sensory processing disorder many years ago when my oldest was exhibiting sensory processing issues. At the time, I began to learn as much as I possibly could about sensory integration and brain development. Let me begin by saying that I am a parent and a Montessori-trained teacher. I write to share […]
There is a process of parenting a child with challenges. Whether your child ends up diagnosed as being “on the spectrum”, or if your child has an extreme and intense personality, is beside the point. At the end of the day, we have an opportunity to celebrate all these differences for what the qualities really […]